Created in God’s Image has ratings and 36 reviews. Josue said: Aside from Hoekema’s apparent belief that the universe is millions of years old, and a. According to Scripture, humankind was created in the image of God. Hoekema discusses the implications of this theme, devoting several chapters to the biblical . Hoekema, Anthony A., Created in God’s image. Bibliography: p. Includes index. 1. Man (Christian theology). 2. Reformed Church — Doctrines. I. Title.

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Old Testament General Works. We are a psycho-somatic unity, where body and soul can be distinguished but not separated. An excellent theological treatment of the image creafed God in mankind. The concept of gid as the image or likeness of God tells us that man as he was created was to mirror [i.

The Nature of Sin. It is this point on which Calvin lays such great stress when he says that all men have a sense of deity. Hoekema explores the meaning of human nature from a Christian perspective. Excellent book exploring nearly every subject on the doctrine of man. The Question of Freedom. Eerdmans PublishingSep 6, – Religion – pages.


Hoekema’s work on us being created persons was really insightful. Those two issues that I disagree with are briefly mentioned as side notes.

Book Review: “Created in God’s Image” by Anthony A. Hoekema | The Domain for Truth

The Bible uses the terms soul, spirit, and heart more or less interchangeably. Aug 03, Jonathan Klimek rated it really liked it. He provides a strong foundation on the image of God and the origin and spread of sin. Dated in places, lengthy in others, but altogether worthwhile. New Testament General Works. Anderson No preview available – I already have trouble with Billy Graham, but to mention Mother Teresa who is a Roman Catholic that upholds works righteousness is sad.

If stressed is placed upon relationship, then spiritual hermits, the unborn, and the mentally handicapped, by implication, are left out of the picture. World Religions Catholic Studies.

See 1 question about Created in God’s Image…. What I appreciated about this chapter are the practical implications.

Created in God’s Image

Where did Joseph and Mary live before the birth of Jesus? It seems that GCB is noting why Schilder said what he did i. Hoekema gives a decent historical survey, though very incomplete. Common terms and phrases Adam and Eve Adam’s aspect Barth believers Berkhof Bible biblical body Brunner called Calvin Chap chapter Christian church common grace concept corruption covenant hoeekma creation creature curse death described distinction divine doctrine Dogmatiek dominion earth Eerdmans Emil Brunner evil existence fact faith fallen Father fellowship flesh function G.


The Greeks sought ohekema mediating power between physical and material substances usually the soul. But that is a post for another day. By imae to use this website, you agree to their use. It does violence to the unity of man. Covers everything from Creation, Imago Dei, sin, the spread im effects of sin, human nature, and the freedom and bondage of our will. Because they deny the existence of God, they do not believe in individual salvation, but they desire a future attainment of a perfect utopia.

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You are commenting using your Facebook account. At the end of the day, he concludes that man is not able to be separated into parts, but must be seen as a unitary being.

Created in God’s Image by Anthony A. Hoekema

Overall this book is acceptable. His definition of the psychosomatic unity and the prior definition above about man not being able to be separated is confusing. Suitable for seminary-level anthropology courses, yet accessible to educated laypeople.